With more than two decades’ experience in
the art market in all its diversity, I have seen the different changes that
have taken place in the distribution, promotion and purchasing patterns of
the plastic arts. Thus, I consider myself a skilled and independent
expert of both private and institutional character.
As ex-Director of a prestigious
central-European gallery I have organised more than 100 exhibitions, which
has allowed me to develop a close and personal working relationship with
artists. Many of these exhibitions have been international in character at
art fairs in both Europe and North America.
Consequently, I prefer not to highlight the
actual names of any of the artists exhibited, so as not to fall into the
humdrum, monotonous trap of publicising those whose fame is already
assured, given that there are many other less well-known artists who also
merit attention. Many display a creative talent of equal artistic quality,
which we should respect, although many have not yet received the
recognition that they merit. It goes without saying that some of them have
achieved the status of icons and are reference points within the
international art market, and with whom I have had and continue to have the
pleasure of a personal relationship.
My mission as consultant is not to predict
an artist's future but to diagnose market behaviour and reaction in
relation to a particular artist and to find and implement accuracy in